(USED WITH OBJECT) [DE·CEL·ER·AT·ED, DE·CEL·ER·AT·ING.]
to decrease the velocity of: He decelerates the bobsled when he nears a curve.
to slow the rate of increase of: efforts to decelerate inflation.
(USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [DE·CEL·ER·AT·ED, DE·CEL·ER·AT·ING.]
to slow down: The plane decelerated just before landing.
Deceleration definition, to decrease the velocity of: He decelerates the bobsled
when he nears a curve. See more.
Deceleration is a slowing down: the unexpected deceleration of your car might
mean that you've run out of gas.
Use the verb decelerate when you want to slow down, like when you realize you
are missing important moments in life by racing around, trying to do everything ...
v. de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing, de·cel·er·ates. v.tr. 1. To decrease the velocity of
. 2. To slow down the rate of advancement of: measures intended to decelerate ...
Define decelerate: to move slower : to lose speed — decelerate in a sentence.
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In this lesson, you will learn about deceleration, what is means, and how it is a
specific special case of acceleration. You will learn about what equations can be